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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Only 60% of Palo Alto police report being vaccinated

Despite getting early access to COVID-19 vaccines, inoculation rates among local law enforcement agencies fall below the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:48 am | 132 comments | 15710 Views

BOOKS

Last-minute lineup change doesn't bother Castilleja in tennis win

Despite a last-minute lineup change, Castilleja girls tennis won its third straight match, edging Woodside 4-3 in nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to campus for new school year

Students at Palo Alto Unified School District's five middle and high schools started a new year on Wednesday, the first relatively...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Gustavo Woltmann, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:32 pm | 7 comments | 6259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haven't voted in the recall yet? You still have more than one way to cast your ballot.

Voters have until Tuesday, Sept. 14, to either postmark their ballots, drop them off at a designated ballot box or vote in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 7213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Sadly, we are still divided,' organizer says at 9/11 multifaith vigil

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, people broke bread and prayed together in front of Palo Alto City Hall during an annual...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm | 9 comments | 3229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sutter Health settles Medicare false claims civil case for $90M

Sutter Health has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a civil lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Sep 13, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 12 comments | 4436 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2021
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Sep 13, 2021 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 3536 Views

SPORTS

Gunn football finds a hidden gem on defense in win over Hill

Gunn defensive end Denzel Davis stands all of 5-foot-7, weighing 155 pounds. Davis proved it's not the size of the dog in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Consider Your Options. , on Sep 13, 2021 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Out of time: California legislators won't extend eviction ban

The California eviction moratorium is scheduled to end after Sept. 30, but legislators aren’t planning to extend the protections...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by Local parent, on Sep 12, 2021 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adopts COVID vaccine mandate for city workers

Palo Alto this week became the latest municipality to require COVID-19 vaccination for city employees, according to a Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 12, 2021 at 6:05 pm | 60 comments | 7618 Views

SPORTS

M-A defense puts up a zero in Honor Bowl win

Menlo-Atherton High's football team allowed 100 points in its first two games combined. On Saturday the Bears did not allow...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
Last comment by James, on Sep 12, 2021 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2212 Views

SPORTS

Resumption of Paly-Gunn series not happening this year

Palo Alto and Gunn were originally set to play this week in a game that would've been of significant interest to the community...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Jane Forrest, on Sep 12, 2021 at 9:21 am | 34 comments | 4399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce

Cruising the San Mateo County coast, it's never long before you find a farm stand. Part of the joy of visiting farm stands...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect

Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shooting threat reported at Gunn High; police deem it a likely hoax

Palo Alto police officers responded to a report of a shooting threat at Gunn High School this afternoon that turned out to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by , on Sep 11, 2021 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 5394 Views

SPORTS

Paly runs down Pioneer in nonleague football victory

Palo Alto running back Josh Butler saw his first action of the season after missing the first two games and carried 24 times...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by B, on Sep 10, 2021 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventura neighborhood's growth plans prompt calls for more parks

Ventura is, in many ways, Palo Alto's fastest changing neighborhood. But there's one area in which the community has fallen...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Sep 10, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4278 Views
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